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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Nov 20, 2009 2:27pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

Ronnie of course was at his best with Rod and the Faces. Frankly, fuck ya if you don't think this is a stone classic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xikQ0c5KdZE

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Poster: clashcity Date: Nov 20, 2009 3:17pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

On this we can agree.

Love the football action around 3:50!

This post was modified by clashcity on 2009-11-20 23:17:40

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Nov 20, 2009 3:23pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

Clash, yer maybe not so bad after all. But then, anyone who takes his name from arguably the second best rock band ever has to have something going for him.

:-)

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Nov 20, 2009 3:27pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

second best?

faces one of the great groups of all time - too bad this tune and solo album led to their demise

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Poster: clashcity Date: Nov 20, 2009 3:47pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

Check the clear body Ampeg Dan Armstrong at 2:27...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ei-L_AuuaxI

As much as I love Jerry, I gotta say Joe Strummer was THE MAN.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQXgfD0UKIY



This post was modified by clashcity on 2009-11-20 23:47:58

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Nov 20, 2009 4:00pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

This is one of my favourite post-Clash Joe songs. I really wish he was still with us.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZiPCJrd0_4

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Nov 20, 2009 3:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

I was referring to the Clash as being (arguably) second best to the Grateful Dead. There are definitely days when I prefer the Clash.

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Poster: clashcity Date: Nov 20, 2009 3:57pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

Yet again... agreement. Good grief, must be a full moon around or something!

I can't say which is #1, so I call it tie... but for everything The Grateful Dead have ever done nothing can compare to London Calling.

That record is #1 on my desert island list.

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Nov 20, 2009 4:13pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

If I was ever on the verge of exile I'd grab this couple of minutes of concentrated brilliance over any 30 minutes of Dark Star noodling:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16u0wwCfoJ4

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Poster: William Tell Date: Nov 20, 2009 8:48pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

Well I finally got up the courage (damn that SDH! Everything just rolls off his back! Landed on me this time I suppose...crap) to return here and find this gem, as well as the sappy little love song Rob and Clash have written via posts, which shows me all can be right in the world again.

Anyhow, had to chime into say that always, always loved Rod, Ronnie, Small Faces and the like of the late 60s early 70s...Also, Humble Pie, which for some reason comes to mind...not sure why. But, our little family collection of hits (no, there is NO 68 DEAD on it) of about five CDs worth of tunes has some by all of these folks...

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Poster: clashcity Date: Nov 21, 2009 11:36am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

Feed the ducks with a bun!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJzcF0v1eOE

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Poster: William Tell Date: Nov 21, 2009 11:55am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Off yer Faces

Love that one! It's one of the kids all time favorites...

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